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Eating Disorders Center—Anorexia Nervosa

Overview | Anorexia | Bulimia | Binge Eating

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Anorexia nervosa is an eating problem that occurs when a person is extremely afraid of becoming overweight and therefore eats as little as possible. This condition is both a physical illness and a psychiatric illness. Anorexia nervosa can be very severe, leading to death from starvation or suicide.

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Living With Anorexia Nervosa

In her own words: living with anorexia and bulimia

Read how one woman was able to recover from anorexia and bulimia.

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